India’s first HP Indigo goes to Parksons Packaging
Parksons Packaging in India installs the country’s first HP Indigo 30000 digital press. The HP Indigo 30000 will be installed at the company’s plant in Daman.
The HP Indigo 3000 is a one-of-a-kind, field proven, digital folding carton press that can help the carton printing industry to address the demands coming from the healthcare, food & beverage, personal care & cosmetics sectors.
“We have been looking at cutting edge technology for our business and HP Indigo 30000 is the perfect fit because it has the right technology in terms of their system and quality. The entire market is evolving, and the brand owners are looking at how they can enhance their brands and launch new products. We have taken a significant step in that direction by partnering with HP,” said Ramesh Kejriwal, chairman of Parksons Packaging.
Alon Bar-Shany, vice president and general manager at HP Indigo, said: “Brands want quality and good price, they want faster on-time delivery, they want to be able to react much faster through various elements of customisation, and there’s a certain growing aspect of brand protection and security. With the HP Indigo presses, we are trying not to just provide printing technology, but work on an interim solution, which will enable everything from design, colour management, printing to finishing, and of course meeting the very high-quality standards of offset.”
“The HP technology will simplify the complexity of design handling, allow our customers to dip in and out of their short-run requirements, smart packaging support like greater track-and-trace and the ability to interact with their end-users,” said Siddharth Kejriwal, director of Parksons Packaging.
“HP Indigo 30000 brings path-breaking innovation into packaging printing segment with its unique digital capabilities that can help create customized and personalized products. We are excited to work with Parksons Packaging and help them drive greater value and quality for their customers,” said A. Appadurai, country manager, Indigo and PageWide Web Press, Graphics Solutions Business, HP Inc. India.
HP Indigo 30000 is a seven-colour press with CMYK OVG, interchangeable with white ink. This extended colour gamut enables printing of PANTONE colours to fulfill strict brand colour requirements. The press is capable of printing on paperboards, metPET, synthetic material of 250-600 microns thickness and is equipped with two interchangeable coating units for aqueous and UV varnishes. Capable of producing high-quality, B2-format (20×30-inch) applications, it comes with HP’s one-shot technology – which enables perfect colour-to-colour registration. Besides, it features an in-built spectrophotometer for easy colour management.
The HP Indigo 30000 has strong uptake in different global markets with 65 devices installed in 22 countries so far. The device is also being used to print labels other than foldable cartons by seven sites.